Career Web Chats

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Web chats are free of charge, but you must register in advance to participate.

  1. Choose from the lists of Upcoming Chats / Events. All times are Eastern time zone.
  2. Register online for the web chat – options below
  3. Receive emailed confirmations with detailed participation instructions and test your system settings to ensure that you can access the event.

Our Archived Chats are also available (below) at any time.

Archived Chats and Web Conferences

Transferable Skills: Using the skills you have to get the career you want – Are you preparing for a job search? Thanks to transferable skills, you may be more qualified for that desired job than you originally thought. Career Services staff as discusses transferable skills; how to identify them and apply them to your resume to land the job you want. (May 8, 2018) Informational Handout

Careers in Health Care Management – discuss career opportunities in health care management as well as degree programs and career related resources and services available to Excelsior College students and alumni. Featured Panelists: Lisa Rapple, Sem Ganthier, Jonathan Green ’09 ’12 (March 28, 2018) Informational Handout

Preparing for Career Paths in Nuclear Engineering Technology – explore career paths, job search strategies, military to civilian transition, skills necessary to be successful in the in the nuclear industry, and insight specific to candidacy at Exelon Generation. Featured Panelists: Michael Johnson, Dee Torres, Sean Riley (January 24, 2018) Informational Handout

Job Search Tips & Techniques – Whether you’re currently engaged in a job search or planning for one in the future, we have some resources and tools that can assist you in navigating the process more smoothly. Learn tips and techniques that you can begin incorporating into your job search today. Featured Panelists: Shelia Scott ’02 and Sterling Brown ’96 & ’98 (December 6, 2017) Informational Handout

The Art of Salary Negotiation – Many job seekers agree that salary negotiation is a challenging, but necessary, part of the job search process. Once you near the final stages of candidacy, you need to be ready to evaluate an offer and determine if it is appropriate compensation for the position.   This can seem intimidating, but with the right resources for researching and determining suitable compensation, you’ll be armed and ready to negotiate. Featured Panelist: Paul Kelly (October 3, 2017) Informational Handout

What Can I Do With a Degree in Liberal Arts? – Discuss the key skills gained in liberal arts degree programs, how to market these skills to potential employers, and hear from Excelsior College Liberal Arts graduates about their career successes! Featured Panelists: Dr. Benjamin Pearson, Dr. Renay Williams, Thomas Hoeg , Michael Clarizio (June 7, 2017) Informational Handout

Careers in Digital Marketing – Hear from industry experts and learn more about this ever-growing field within marketing. Panelists will answer questions related to what employers are looking for in candidates, what resources and industry associations are available, what Excelsior College can do to help you meet your career goals in this field, and more. Featured Panelists: William Trevor & Michael Roach (May 11, 2017) Informational Handout

Careers in Cybersecurity – During this webinar you will hear from a panel of cybersecurity experts regarding careers in cybersecurity and how to best prepare for them. Additionally, you will learn about resources and services that Excelsior College Career Services has to offer. Featured Panelists: Dr. Andrew Hurd & Dr. Amelia Estwick (March 8, 2017) Informational Handout

Executive Insights: Interview with Paul Kelly, HR Executive – Going beyond your traditional interviewing information. Gain a different perspective on the job interview process to give you a leg up in your next job interview. Hear first-hand advice from Paul Kelly, a successful executive who has interviewed thousands of candidates over the course of his career. In this web chat, you will learn: 1. What an experienced executive values in an interview, 2. Other tips and tricks to make your next interview a success, and 3. Resources that can help you prepare for an interview. (December 7, 2016) Informational Handout

Master the Federal Resume – The Federal Resume is unlike any resume you’ve written before.  To get an interview and potentially land a job with the Federal Government, you will need to know what to look for in a Federal job advertisement so you can customize your resume accordingly.  You will also need to know what to include and what to eliminate so your resume will make the cut. (September 14, 2016) Informational Handout

Careers in Human Resources – The Excelsior College Student Chapter of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) within the School of Business and the Office of Career Services presented a webinar on Careers in Human Resources.  This webinar addressed the myriad occupations available to students in Human Resources and resources available in the Excelsior Career Center to help our students achieve those careers. (July 20, 2016)

Interview Workout: Getting in Shape for Your Next Interview – In this web chat we’ll get you in shape for your next interview. We’ll discuss key training tips for your warm up (interview preparation), the day of your competition (the interview itself) and your cool down period (wrap up and follow up). We look forward to you joining us for this interesting and interactive discussion on getting in shape for your next interview. (April 25, 2016) Informational Handout

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Empower Your Career: Discover the Benefits of the Excelsior College Career Center – Take advantage of our many free services; talk with our experienced career counselors, explore our extensive job hunting resources; or view brief recorded interviews with people currently working in your field. Let us help you discover how to get the most from the full array of resources and services we offer, and add to your exceptional experience at Excelsior College. (March 9, 2016)

Veterans & Military: Pathway to a Career in Criminal Justice – Excelsior’s criminal justice experts explore a number of topics, including associate, bachelor, and master degree program requirements, criminal justice training assessment directory and the advantages of combining experience and education. Other topics include career services tools, peer mentorship, and variety of resources for those in the military community through the Lt Col Bryant A. Murray Online Veterans Center. (February 3, 2016)

The Art of Resumes & Cover Letters: Tips for Painting a Stunning Self-Portrait of Your Career Brand (December 2, 2015)

Veterans: Pathway to a Supportive BSN Degree – The bachelor of science in nursing degree program offers veterans, National Guard and Reserves an experienced faulty mentor, dedicated academic advisors, and course content to increase awareness of the healthcare needs of military personnel, veterans, and their families. (November 4, 2015)

Networking – Opening New Doors in Your Job Search – Employ strategies on how to leverage networking in your job search. (May 18, 2015)

Lights, Camera, Action! Be the Star of Your Next Online Video Interview – Tips and strategies on how to be successful at your next video interview. (March 11, 2015)

Mastering the Phone Interview – Learn various strategies on how to be successful at your next phone interview. (December 3, 2014)

Moving In, Up, or Out: Your Guide to Career Moves and Transitions – Tips for any career move, from searching for a new job, to advancing yourself within your current organization, to transitioning from one career to another. (April 30, 2014) Note: Audio begins about 0:01:45 into the session.

Job and Career Fairs: Learning How to Successfully Navigate the Maze – Strategies you can use to successfully navigate the job and career fair maze. (April 7, 2014)

Filling Your Job Search Tool Box – Learn about the essential tools for your job search tool box. (February 26, 2014)

Answers on the Spot! Responding to Common and Difficult Interview Questions – Learn now to answer common and difficult interview questions with poise and confidence. (November 18, 2013)

Writing LinkedIn Profiles: Strengthening Your Online Professional Presence– Learn how to improve your presence on LinkedIn and increase your chances of being noticed by recruiters. (October 21, 2013)

Resumes: How to Create a Winning Performance Document – Learn how to transform your most important marketing tool from a job description into a persuasive performance document. (September 18, 2013)

The 50+ Job Search: Strategies for Mature Workers – Practical and proven advice, techniques, and strategies for your 50+ job search. (June 19, 2013)

After the Job Offer: A Primer for Negotiating Compensation – Practical and proven advice, techniques, and strategies for making the best choices in getting the right offer. (May 22, 2013)

Informational Interviewing: A Valuable Career Exploration and Networking Tool – How informational interviewing can open doors to new careers and new opportunities. (April 30, 2013)

How Can I Help? Utilizing a Career Counselor or Coach in the New Year – How to find a qualified career professional, and what you should expect from them once you find them. (February 21, 2013)

The Art of Cover Letters – Practical and proven advice, techniques and strategies for writing cover letters that get noticed. (October 24, 2012)

Elevating Your Job Search in a Down Market – Practical and proven advice, techniques, and strategies for staying positive and improving your chances of success in the job market. (September 27, 2012)

Finding the Best Career Plan for You – Create an individualized career plan focused on careers that “fit”—based on your interests, values, personality, and skills. Develope concrete action steps to move forward. (August 1, 2012)

Increase Your Career Satisfaction – Learn effective ways of identifying your interests, and then discover how those interests connect to careers that match “who you are.” (July 26, 2012)

Finding the Best Career for You – Learn how to create an individualized career development plan and then develop concrete action steps for moving forward. (June 13, 2012)

Increase Your Career Satisfaction – Learn effective ways of identifying your interests, and then discover how those interests connect to careers that match “who you are.” (May 16, 2012)

The “No Sweat” Job Interview – Tips and strategies for keeping your cool during that all important job interview. (February 21, 2012)

A New Year’s Resolution: Make 2012 Your “Career Year” – Learn strategies that you can put to work immediately to advance your career in the New Year. (December 21, 2011)

Lost in Translation: Military to Civilian – Learn how to translate your military experience into a dynamic civilian resume.

Career Marketing 101 – Career Lessons Learned From Successful Businesses

Dealing with Job Loss

You’re Hired – Acing the Job Interview

Is Your Job Search Missing a Link? – How to Use LinkedIn

Resume Makeover – How to Write a Dynamic Resume

You: The Brand–The Importance of Career Branding

Is There More to Master?—A Panel on Graduate School

Floundering in Your Career? Get Hooked on a Career You Love. – A Web Chat for the Early/Mid Career Changer

From “Work for Pay” to “Work as Play” – The New Retirement; A Web Chat for the Mature Worker

Job Search Strategies for the New Economy

You’ve Got Connections: Career Success through Online Networking

Live Long and Prosper: Women Don’t Like to Think About Getting Old, But This is Why They Should. Presented by Annie Hough-Everage, BSL ’93, EdD (April 25, 2012).

Make Time for Wellness: Wellness for the working student and why it’s important to take care of yourself. Presented by Alumni Ambassador Adrienne Mason, BS ’11 (March 22, 2012).

Ready, Set, Goal: Implementing Goals for Academic and Personal Success.

A Tale of Two Topics: the Alumni Advisory Board and Alumni Awards: Learn how to self-nominate for the Alumni Advisory Board and/or an alumni award (November 10, 2011).

Growing and Nurturing Creativity and Innovation in Your Organization: Proven techniques for becoming deliberately creative and strategies for developing an organizational climate for creativity. Presented by Alumni Advisory Board member Dr. Wayne Oppel (October 12, 2011).

AAB 101: Learn More about the Advisory Board and Alumni Awards

Alumni Ambassador Program

Overcoming Procrastination: How to Do It Now, Instead of Later!

Basic Project Management

Double Time: Combining the Responsibilities of Parenting and College Studies

The Changing Face of Leadership: Moving into the 21st Century and Beyond